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Amid pandemic challenges, houses of worship show resiliency

The coronavirus pandemic has posed daunting challenges for houses of worship across the U.S., including large financial losses and suspension of in-person services. It also has sparked moments of gratitude and wonder.

Thousands of unemployed workers stuck waiting more than 70 days for benefits

More than seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic and frustrations continue to mount from the unemployed in North Carolina, many of whom have waited weeks, even months for answers when it comes to their benefits.

State health officials release latest COVID-19 numbers

North Carolina health officials are reporting 2,202 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 216,886. There have been 21 more deaths throughout the state. With 97 percent of hospitals reporting, there are still 921 people in the hospital.

VP Pence ordered borders closed after CDC experts refused

a top Centers for Disease Control and Prevention doctor had refused to comply with the Trump administration directive. Then Pence ordered CDC Director Robert Redfield to approve the order.

Senate cancels work as lawmakers contract virus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement Saturday that confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett are still on.

Chiefs-Patriots game off amid report Newton has COVID-19

The NFL says the game originally scheduled for Sunday afternoon will be played Monday or Tuesday.

Report: Patriots quarterback Cam Newton has COVID-19

The Patriots confirmed that a player has tested positive but did not reveal the name.

Trump, first lady begin ‘quarantine process’ after aide tests positive

She is the closest aide to Trump to test positive so far.

First NFL player ruled inactive for COVID-19 test

ATLANTA (CBS) - A.J. Terrell has officially been ruled out for Week 3 as the first NFL player to be placed on the league's...

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CFCC Kicks Off ‘Countdown to College’ Application Nights

In recognition of College Application Week across North Carolina, Cape Fear Community College is launching a series of College Application Nights this week at the College’s Wilmington, Castle Hayne, Burgaw and Surf City locations.

Man arrested, charged in downtown Wilmington multi-car pileup

Wilmington Police have arrested and charged Thaddeus Hakeem Boney, 30, of Wilmington in a multi-car crash that happened in downtown Wilmington on October 8.

EPA unveils strategy to regulate toxic ‘forever chemicals’

The Biden administration is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams.

Woman facing attempted arson charges in incident at Smithfield Foods in Bladen County

A Lumberton woman is facing several charges stemming from an incident at the Smithfield Foods plant in Tar Heel. According to the Bladen County Sheriff's Office, Latasha Rena Bittle, 26, allegedly threw a plastic jug with accelerants onto a break area canopy on October 12.